Category: Music

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Steve Aoki

April 22, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , , ,

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Ever wonder who taught Steve Aoki to DJ, his greatest accomplishment in life, or what he was like in college? Well lucky for you, Do An Droids Dance has done a little digging and answered these questions in their latest feature, “10 Things You Didn’t Know About Steve Aoki”. You can read the full feature now to learn a little bit more about the man always on tour.  Along with these 10 facts, you can also take a listen Steve’s latest episode of Aoki House on iTunes now.

See the full post over at Do Androids Dance.

Video Preview: D.O.D – Bomb The Bass

April 22, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, Video Tags: , , ,

We’re just days away from the highly anticipated release of up-and-coming DJ/producer D.O.D‘s filthy new single, “Bomb The Bass”, which drops on Dim Mak Records April 30th. Can’t wait until the end of the month to get your ears on this crunchy synth and bass heavy track? Then catch a sneak peek here at dimmak.com and mark your calendar so you don’t miss out on the full length single!

Pre-order ‘Bomb The Bass’ on iTunes now: http://itun.es/i6JZ747

Rehearsal Sessions: Keys N Krates – Treat Me Right Pt. 1 and 2

April 19, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, Video Tags: , , , , ,

cuvm_KNKTreatMeRightCover_1-e1361326570656We all know Keys N Krates play by their own rules when creating their far from ordinary trap inspired beats. Well, we got to spend some rehearsal time with the trio to see just how they make the musical magic happen. The production of their latest single, “Treat Me Right” released on Dim Mak Records, started off as a jam session with Adam Tune on drums, David Matisse playing keys, and Jr. Flow mixing on the turntables. KNK likes to record their music like a traditional band, “jamming it out until something comes out” says Adam. Watch as they rehearse for their live performance of “Treat Me Right”.

Beatport Chart: Charlie Darker “Anxiety Chart”

April 18, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , ,

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The 19-year old electro house prodigy from Toronto, Charlie Darker is at the forefront of the Beatport charts with his newly released single “Anxiety”, released on Dim Mak Records. This vibrant track is full of high energy and is perfectly balanced with grimy baselines on one end of the spectrum and sweet captivating melodies on the other. Get this awesome banger for yourself on iTunes or Beatport!

Track List

  1. Charlie Darker – Anxiety
  2. Nom De Strip – Techno Saturday
  3. Outcode, Vareheim – Illium
  4. Tommy Trash, A- Trak – Tuna Melt
  5. Charlier Darker, Paris & Simo – Cairo
  6. Chris Lake – Ohh Shhh
  7. Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike & Dimitri Vegas, Steve Aoki, Angger Dimas – Phat Brahms (Botnek Remix)
  8. Henry Fong, Toby Green – Revival
  9. Nom De Strip – Seesaw
  10. Major Lazer – Watch Out For This Bumaye (feat. Busy Signal, The Flexical & FS Green)

 

StereoHeroe’s Release Free Minimix Featuring *Exclusive* Track

April 18, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: ,

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Take a listen and download StereoHeroe’s latest minimix the guys did for the Australian based show, Cheap Lettuce . The mix includes a handful of remixes and original tracks from StereoHeroes including their upcoming release, “Storm.”  You can also grab their latest release, “8 Ball” on Dim Mak now.

Play List

– StereoHeroes – Blackbot
– Robopunx – Robomonster (StereoHeroes Remix)
– StereoHeroes – Storm
– StereoHeroes – Crystal
– Infected Mushroom – Nation of Wusses (StereoHeroes Remix)
– Nasser – Marseille & Anywhere (StereoHeroes Remix)
– M.I.A. – Bad Girls (StereoHeroes BattleSheep Remix)

Beatport Chart: GTRONIC – Morpheus & Dufus

April 17, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , , , ,

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Belgian electro house master GTRONIC is once again proving why he is at the head of the game in the electro movement. His uplifting track “Morpheus” and the more techno-influenced “Dufus”, are packed with thrill baselines and heart pounding drum-kicks that will have you itching for more of these nature and demonic inspired tunes. Go on over to iTunes or Beatport to get your ears on “Morpheus & Dufus” now!

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Steve Aoki and Will Brennan Give a Little “RNR” to UCF

April 17, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , , , , , , , ,

What do you get when the legendary Steve Aoki and Dim Mak’s rising hip hop artist Will Brennan team up for a night? An epic live performance of course! The pair throw down Brennan’s latest single “RNR”, released on Dim Mak Records, for a wild crowd at UCF Arena. Besides quickly climbing its way up the Beatport charts, the single “RNR” has gained massive popularity amongst DJs/producers like Enferno, Scott Dro, Austin Millz, and Codeman whom have all remixed this hot track. Saffy Da Cat’s trap remix of “RNR” was featured as one of Dim Mak’s #FreeFriday giveaways and is available at dimmak.com for free download.

“RNR” can also be purchased by clicking here.

Win a scholarship to Camp Spin Off from Dim Mak!!!

April 16, 2013 Tim Gauthier Lifestyle, Music Tags: , , ,

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camp-logoSteve Aoki is sending one young aspiring DJ to the coolest, most unique summer camp ever! If you are a DJ between the ages 13-17 you can enter the Dim Mak contest to win a scholarship to Camp Spin Off which takes place July 28th – August 1st in Ojai, California. Steve will be choosing one lucky camper to attend the only sleep away summer camp teaching teens the art of DJing and music production.

This one-of-a-kind week long summer camp will provide campers with an incomparable experience that will allow them to hang out with/learn from established DJs and will include everything from intense workshops and classes to pool parties, DJ showcases, outdoor activities and more! (All housing, meals and equipment will be provided).

To apply to this contest;
Download the Scholarship Application: http://bit.ly/11cO1N7
View the official contest rules: http://bit.ly/11cFae5

Check out this video from last summer, or visit the Camp Spin Off web site for more info: http://www.campspinoff.com/

Deadline to return applications is May 1st 2013. Don’t miss your chance to be the lucky winner of this once in a lifetime opportunity!